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California Fires and Insurance Losses

(12/11/2017) With massive wildfires in October in northern California, and December fires devastating the southern part of the state around Los Angeles, this year will go do... full story

ACA Enrollment Deadline Dec. 15

(12/11/2017) Consumers in most states only have through Dec. 15 to update or change health insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplace with changes effective Jan.... full story

Drones, Driverless: Risks, Opportunities

(12/11/2017) Legal experts say drones and self-driving vehicles offer both great opportunities and new exposures for the insurance sector. Federal and state lawmakers have p... full story

Most Commercial Rates Rise in November

(12/11/2017) A report by the insurance exchange IVANS shows that premium renewal rate changes were positive in November for most standard commercial lines. IVANS, a unit of ... full story

Wells Fargo Accused of Improper Insurance Sales

(12/11/2017) The California Department of Insurance is seeking to suspend or revoke the licenses of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc. for alleged improp... full story

NAIC Recognizes State Regulators

(12/11/2017) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recognized three state regulators for their contributions to state-based insurance regulation during ... full story

IRS Starts to Enforce Employer Mandate

(11/28/2017) While Congress considers tax legislation that might eliminate the Affordable Care Act's rule requiring most people get health insurance, the Internal Revenue Se... full story

2017 the Most Expensive U.S. Hurricane Season Ever

(11/28/2017) This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is officially the most expensive ever in the United States, racking up $202.6 billion in damages since the formal start ... full story

2018 Could Be Year of the Earthquake

(11/28/2017) Although earthquakes are unpredictable, new research suggests that earthquake science is improving, and 2018 could be the year of the earthquake... full story

Sen. Ron Johnson Goes to Bat for Subchapter S

(11/21/2017) Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has come out against the Senate Republican tax plan, saying it does not do enough for small businesses organized as Sub... full story

House Passes NFIP Renewal with WYO Cut

(11/21/2017) On November 14, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874). PIA opposed the bill. full story

Fire Officials Warn Against Turkey Fryers

(11/21/2017) The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. full story

Many Unaware of ACA Enrollment

(11/21/2017) While the Affordable Care Act’s fifth open enrollment season is off to a surprisingly good start, many uninsured people said they weren’t even aware of it, ... full story

Beware of Healthcare Scams

(11/21/2017) Connecticut officials warn residents that scammers are using federal open enrollment periods to lure consumers into buying fake health plans. full story

5 Tips to Maintaining Great Carrier Relationships

(11/21/2017) What does it take to establish and maintain great carrier relationships? full story

Milliman to Design New NFIP Rating Plan

(11/21/2017) Milliman, Inc., a global consulting and actuarial firm, announced that it has been selected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide actuari... full story

What’s in a Name for NCOIL?

(11/21/2017) NCOIL will still be NCOIL, but there will be a slight change. full story

Get the Latest Hartford Flood Agent E-Newsletter

(11/21/2017) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewslette... full story

A “PIA Deep Dive” Next Week!

(11/21/2017) No, not a swimming meet. full story

California Wildfires Costliest Ever

(11/14/2017) Aon Benfield’s Global Catastrophe Recap report for October reveals that the major wildfire outbreak in California could become the costliest insured wildfire ... full story